Production

As of January 11, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87.1% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,314 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.7% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 824 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 88 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 31% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 41 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 8.9% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane: Midwest production is 225 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.8% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Supply

As of January 11, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.1 million barrels—0.6% more than last week's inventory level and 5.6% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the bottom boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 11, the national stock level is 215.3 million barrels.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.7 million barrels—2.8% more than last week's inventory level and 9.1% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the bottom half of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.8 million barrels—6.5% less than last week's inventory level but 3.6% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the bottom half of the normal range.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.3 million barrels—11.5% less than last week's inventory level and 4.2% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the bottom half of the normal range.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 18.7 million barrels—5.6% less than last week's inventory level and 9.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range. As of January 11, the national inventory level is 48.7 million barrels.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,482 billion cubic feet—1.9% less than last week but 41 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 11, the national inventory level is 2,691 billion cubic feet.

(Source: Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)

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This report was updated on January 24, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.